Kalimpong 2 -- July/August Update September 12, 2014 Birthdays. School. Independence Day. Birthday cake! Happy birthday! Time for school at the Asia's Hope school in Kalimpong. Our teachers are simply amazing. Our principal. Words do not do her justice. Pay attention young man. Independence Day. The kids participated in the parades and even put on a special Asia's Hope concert. Kind of a big deal! These kids are awesome.